At the core of a Caldwell University education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to develop critical-thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness. The knowledge, intellectual skills, sensitivities, and creativity you acquire transcend any major of study and profession for a lifetime of growth. According to a recent survey by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, 80% of employers agree that, regardless of major, every college student should acquire broad knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences.
The University’s most popular offerings include undergraduate degrees in Business, Psychology, Nursing, and Education. Caldwell has 36 undergraduate degrees and 31 graduate programs, including new programs in Computer Science, eSports Management, Public Health Education, and Healthcare Administration. Caldwell also has a number of affiliation programs with other colleges and universities in the health professions, including Medicine, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Optometry, Occupational Therapy, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Technology, and Athletic Training.
B.S. in Computer Science
Caldwell University’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science prepares you for a technology career with a strong foundation in computer programming with focused electives.
Rapid growth of Computer Science opportunities has been fueled by increasing demand for new technology, expanding reliance on mobile and wireless networks, and rising concerns about cybersecurity. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in the Computer Science industry are projected to grow much faster than all other occupations in the next decade. BLS estimates for the period 2016 to 2026 that jobs for software developers are expected to increase 24%, with strong median wage rates.
Caldwell students acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a diverse array of careers within the IT industry, including software development engineer, software developer, application developer, system engineer, net developer, system administrator, network engineer, security engineer, and programmer/cyber security analyst. Successful graduates have the ability to specify, design and implement software or software systems to meet customer requirements. This degree also provides a solid foundation for graduate work in the field.
Recognized in Best Colleges for Regional Universities in the North | U.S. News & World Report 2022
Recognized as a Best Value for Regional Universities in the North | U.S. News & World Report 2022
#16 Top Performers on Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report 2022
Recognized for Best Undergraduate Teaching for Regional Universities in the North | U.S. News & World Report 2022
Tied for sixth place among Most International Students for Regional Universities.
Caldwell is also featured as a College of Distinction, which means Caldwell has been found to excel in four areas: student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community, and success of graduates.
Offering a stunning campus setting, Caldwell University is only a short walk from town, where students find shops, coffeehouses, restaurants, a movie theater, and anything else a student could want. Caldwell, New Jersey, has consistently been named one of the best towns in New Jersey to live in.
• 1,700 undergraduate students on a beautiful 70-acre campus
• Students from over 40 countries
• 36 undergraduate programs
• 13:1 student-faculty ratio
• 95% of recent graduates employed, enrolled in graduate school, or in a service program
• Over 95% of international students receiving academic scholarships
• 22 miles (about 30km) from New York City
“From the professors to the internships, I felt like I was prepared to enter the professional world. I am beyond happy with my counseling degree and being a school counselor every day!”
“Caldwell has given me a fantastic education, lasting relationships, a different perspective on the lifestyles of different people, and it has molded me into a better man.”
“As a nurse, I can use my experience at Caldwell as a learning experience for others. I would choose Caldwell over again 1,000 times if I had to.”
“I would like to dedicate my services as a physician and researcher to improve health in a way that reaches every community, including those in disadvantaged areas.”